Sunday, September 28, 2014
A Windpomp and a gate
A familiar sight in South Africa – a windmill drawing the life blood from the earth.
Water availability has shaped life and society in many ways, with aridity shaping the landscape and soils and determining where we live, grow our crops, raise animals and build our cities. Without these wind pumps, farming, and life in general, would not be possible in the more arid parts of our country.